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August 19, 2013

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Photo: Samuel Finley Breese Morse
Samuel Finley Breese Morse

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Samuel Finley Breese Morse studied some of the world's greatest artists and became a successful portrait artist. But as Nate DiMeo tells in this Memory Palace podcast, a major event happened in Morse's life, moving him to invent a machine that changed the way everyone communicated.

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"These Days" by Mates of State

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